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Sep 18, 2012 5:30pm PDT
think the chinese want the u.s. to be a factor but the u.s. is the ally of japan. and the united states has policy for longstanding that despite the fact that the tertories are disputed, japan administers them and will support the defense of those islands in a crisis. the u.s. is in the game. what's been interesting is in the last couple of days, as your lead-up showed, secretary panetta has gone to japan first, showed our important alliance strength and still managed to go to china and have what is on first notice a pretty solid visit, a constructive visit with the chinese. they make their points about japan but they're making very positive points about deepening and strengthening the u.s. mility-toilitry relationship, something both washington and beijing have agreed they needed to do. >> warner: where is this headed? it looks at the moment as if it's backing off. i think all sides have an interest is not letting it become a genuine crisis. it's also a reminder to the united states of why it is seen as important by many nations in asia that we stay as a balancing factor in the military re
PBS
Sep 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
beijing with the defense minister. panetta said the united states is concerned about east asian maritime security. >> the point of this is to send a very positive message to all the nations of this region and the world that we intend to establish a relationship that is healthy, stable, and reliable and continuous. >> he says he hopes to resolve the problem through peaceful kie log but japanese leaders are fully responsible for the unrest. >> translator: china is watching the developments very closely. we have the right to take further action. >> chinese state news reported he came out in opposition to comments panetta made in tokyo. the u.s. defense chief said the san can you can you islands lie within the area covered by the security treaty. he added china expects the u.s. to maintain the neutral stance regarding conflicting claims of sovereignty. business leaders in china are responding in different ways. yucat how are business leaders and business people dealing with the situation? >> many japanese shops and ctories we csedesteay and protests continued to affect firms in the
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